“THE CHRISTIAN’S CROSS – TO DIE FOR HIM” LUKE 9:23-26 I. Introduction Two Sundays ago the sermon was entitled “The Christian’s Calling – To Follow Him.” The “Him” was, of course, Jesus. The central passage was 2 Peter 1:1-11. In v. 3 Peter reminded his readers that God has granted believers, “…everything pertaining to life […]

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“The First Christmas” Luke 2:1-20 I. Introduction Welcome to our worship service. In a few minutes we’ll turn to The Gospel of Luke and spend some time in one of the most well-known chapters in the entire Bible. In it we will see that God is always in control of both men and events. We […]

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2015 5-3 ‘Our Mission’ Luke 24 44-49

“OUR MISSION” LUKE 24:44-49 I. Introduction Those of you who have been around for a while will remember a very popular television show that ran from 1966-1973. I think it’s been in reruns ever since. It began with a rather dapper looking gentlemen stepping into a phone booth or a closet or some other secluded […]

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“WHY ARE YOU TROUBLED…?” LUKE 24:33-43 I. Introduction Jesus Christ is alive! Why are you troubled? Your Lord and Savior is alive! Not only that, but He is here with us this morning in the Person of His Holy Spirit. So why do doubts arise in our hearts? “Why are you troubled?” and “Why do […]

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“THE RESURRECTION” LUKE 24:1-12 I. Introduction The resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead is the single most important event in the his-tory of the world! I am well aware that such a definitive statement made with such perfect surety and conviction can be shocking and even off-putting to many people. After all, we live […]

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2015 3-29 ‘The Burial’ Luke 23 50-56

“THE BURIAL” LUKE 23:50-56 I. Introduction “If you were accused of being a Christian, would there be enough evidence to convict you?” Billy Sunday was to the first half of the twentieth century what Billy Graham became in the second half. Sunday not only preached the gospel to unbelievers, he also told stories that were […]

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